Recent news from Project S.A.V.E.
Jason Peck, son of Project SAVE volunteer Janet Peck, made this video journal of his recent 3-week trip to Tissana, Sierra Leone. Each year they make the trip, we send medical supplies for their clinic.
Thanks to Josh McCoy for this moving video of his parents work in Papua New Guinea. We were very gratified to see all the supplies sent to the clinic from Project S.A.V.E.
Aklan Baptist Hospital - Phillipines Mission to Heal
Following their mission to Pibor, Drs Geelhoed and Roode flew eastward from Nairobi to Manila where they joined an MMI (Medical Ministry International) team. Also joining them were Betty Roode and Carolyn Sherwood, who had flown in from America. This combined team then flew on to Kalibo on the island of Panay, and then to Caticlan and the Aklan Baptist Hospital on the northern shore of the island.
Aklan Baptist Hospital has hosted MMI teams before. Two operating tables were placed in their main OR. That, combined with use of a secondary room and the delivery room, permitted the conduct of as many as four simultaneous operations.
Read the entire story and more about Mission to Heal here.
What no man has done before . . . in Kudjip
Femur fractures are difficult fractures to deal with in our setting of mostly non-operative orthopedics. Femur fractures (break of the big long bone of the upper leg) require our patients to be in a bed for about 2 months. We put a pin - a metal nail - through the bone of their tibia (lower leg) and then attach weights to this pin in order to straighten their leg. Read more.